Gunmen abduct businessman in Kano

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A business in Kano State, Emmanuel Eze has been abducted as gunmen invaded Kore in the Dambatta Local Government Area on Thursday night.

NewsWireNGR learnt that the gunmen struck around 10:30pm on Thursday.

According to an eyewitness account, the bandits, who arrived in the town in large numbers shot sporadically into the air before whisking away their victim. Flying bullets reportedly also injured a young man in the process.

They shot sporadically before whisking away their victim.

The Kano Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident on Friday.

He also said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Sama’ila Dikko has already despatched a team of Policemen to comb the area in search of the bandits, as well as rescuing the kidnapped businessman.

“Bandits kidnapped Emmanuel Eze in his Provision Store at Kore in Danbatta Local Government Area, DSP Kiyawa said.

“Teams of Policemen mobilized for possible rescue and arrest of culprits.”

The kidnap is coming hours after Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the state raised alarm over the influx of bandits in Falgore forest.

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